Volvo has an intuitive solution to battery power and lighter weight vehicles that could pose problems for Collision Repairers. They have moulded the batteries into the body and frame of the car. This increases the total storage capacity of the car while simultaneously making it much lighter.
Layers of polymer resin are placed between carbon fibre, creating a super-capacitor. The carbon fibre is charged as conductors and the resin acts as a the neutral charge.
It’s just another potential new challenge on the horizon of for Collision Repair centres across the globe.